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Tag Archives: Psalm
It’s all good: identifying the clutter of ‘shoulds’
164 Seven times a day do I praise you, * because of your righteous judgments. The image that came to mind at this verse from this morning’s psalm, (Psalm 119 in praise of the Law), was a scene from a … Continue reading
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Never on Sunday: Rejoice, this is the day the Lord has made!
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. 2Indeed, by faith* our ancestors received approval.3By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what is seen was made … Continue reading
Be Still. Breathe. Know. Trust. Exalt.
Just yesterday in yoga I was put to thinking on a new thing. After the 45 minutes of standing positions, we moved to the floor to do the ‘real’ yoga. The position is called, Savasana, translated as Dead Body Pose. As we … Continue reading
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Family as Metaphor for God, the Gospel and Politics
Psalm 83:15 Drive them with your tempest * and terrify them with your storm; 16 Cover their faces with shame, O Lord, * that they may seek your Name. 17 Let them be disgraced and terrified for ever; * let them … Continue reading
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Heart burn-out or burning for Jesus?
Recently I had a conversation with a priest about not-so-knew research describing the increase of pastors identifying with a PTSD diagnosis – Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome among Pastors. She was wondering about her own choices in ministry and thought she might … Continue reading
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Leaning in when all you want to do is run away
I didn’t get past the first psalm reading this morning, it echoed so closely to the lament heard from a colleague just yesterday. A colleague who for all intents and purposes seemed to have all her ducks in a row. … Continue reading
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